Most of the forms related to the Gambling Control Division’s broad licensing and permitting responsibilities are available on the Gambling and Liquor Forms page. Many applications and permits can now be applied for online through TAP.
Montana has more than 1,400 licensed gambling operators and locations that offer more than 16,000 video gambling machines to the public. There are legal gambling establishments in every county in the state.
The Gaming Advisory Council (GAC), created in 1989, advises on public policy matters related to gaming, including: amendments to the gambling statutes, additional or modified departmental rules, clarification of existing rules, and operation of the Gambling Control Division. The Gaming Advisory Council submits a report to the Department of Justice that is a part of the GCD Biennial Report prepared for the legislature.